Review: could Celexa cause Diarrhea?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 27,087 people who take Celexa. Among them, 1,121 have Diarrhea. See who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Celexa (latest outcomes from 29,418 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Celexa include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, depression, anxiety aggravated.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,073,371 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, acupuncture and pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Feb, 15, 2014: 26,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 1,032 people (3.97%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Celexa when people have Diarrhea * :
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Severity of Diarrhea when taking Celexa ** :
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How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (204 people, 19.77%)
- Pain (153 people, 14.83%)
- Anxiety (109 people, 10.56%)
- Hypertension (89 people, 8.62%)
- Multiple myeloma (72 people, 6.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (209 people, 20.25%)
- Zometa (186 people, 18.02%)
- Ativan (168 people, 16.28%)
- Neurontin (164 people, 15.89%)
- Xanax (161 people, 15.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Frequent and incomplete bowel movements. Inconsistent type of bowel movements. Frequent gas. Anal itching and burning.
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I was diagnosed with Stage 1 endometrial cancer AND stage 1 ovarian cancer. They removed uterus and ovaries which threw me into surgical menopause. Felt constantly anxious and hated it. So started on Citalopram 4 months ago. Finally felt like my old optimistic self. This was a miracle drug for me. Started having diarrhea once or twice a week shortly before or after starting on this med, do not know. Blamed it on being overly stressed at work. Three weeks ago diarrhea was constant for several days, had stool tests which were all normal. Noticed stomach tenderness and some bloating as well which is a bit better but still not gone 2-3 weeks later. Back pain started as well which is quite severe though I do have scoliosis which has not given me any trouble for the past 30 years but could now be aggravated from stomach pain and irritation. Diarrhea is now back to once or twice a week but have had terrible back pain for last 7 days. Doctor did contrast CT to see if my cancer was back ... it is not which is the good news. Tried weaning off citalopram but felt terrible again. Do not want to come off if is isn't the drug that is causing all this trouble. Wondering if others have experienced same thing being on Citalopram.
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